Community minded UC student helps struggling migrants workers

22 June 2020

Community minded UC Law student has opened up her home to two struggling migrants workers who were made redundant during Covid-19 fallout.

  • Kelly Phillips and Luz Guevara

    John Kirk-Anderson/Stuff: Canterbury law student and mother Kelly Phillips has opened her home to young migrant worker Luz Guevara, who was stuck in Queenstown with no job or money after being made redundant during Covid-19.

Kelly Phillips, who is studying law at the University of Canterbury and has an interest in immigration and employment law, said Guevara's story moved her, and she felt compelled to help. 

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